Katawa Shoujo paperback

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Katawa Shoujo paperback

Post by Anarchy » Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:49 am

http://www.amazon.com/Katawa-Shoujo-Lam ... 307&sr=8-1

Katawa Shoujo is being sold on amazon? In book form? Is this a legitimate thing?

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Re: Katawa Shoujo paperback

Post by Red_Machine » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:01 am

It says it's a collection of public articles like the one on Wikipedia. Technically legal, but I don't know if they've included anything from the website, which would be illegal to print.
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Re: Katawa Shoujo paperback

Post by Csihar » Sat Mar 26, 2011 7:22 am

I sincerely hope nobody actually pays $54 for that.
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Re: Katawa Shoujo paperback

Post by DRKO » Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:21 am

Paying $54 for an assortment of information that could be easily found on the Internet free of charge is a pretty big rip-off...

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Re: Katawa Shoujo paperback

Post by Mirage_GSM » Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:48 am

Not to mention a violation of copyright...
While it may be legal to distribute texts from wikipedia, there's nothing in the license about being allowed to make money from it.
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Re: Katawa Shoujo paperback

Post by Bara » Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:25 pm

Mirage_GSM wrote:Not to mention a violation of copyright...
While it may be legal to distribute texts from wikipedia, there's nothing in the license about being allowed to make money from it.
Wow, nice review. First time I can remember seeing the word "usury" used in an Amazon review.
Not that I read a huge number of reviews on sales websites. :mrgreen:

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Re: Katawa Shoujo paperback

Post by Merlyn_LeRoy » Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:02 pm

The trio of Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe and Susan F. Henssonow have "written" an astounding 242,000 "books" on Amazon (including over 150 just last Tuesday), all going for $39-$173 each. Some favorite tags of these authors by customers are fraud, swindle, and waste of money.
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